Pot-Packing Stoner Arrested After Petting Police Dog

police dogStoners are a peaceful folk. You've never heard of Bob Marley, Cheech Marin, or Woody Harrelson starting any wars, have you? Give them a bag of Fritos, a Slinky, and a dog to pet, and they're good to go. Just make sure the dog isn't a drug-sniffing police K-9. Because that will only get them arrested.

... Which is exactly what happened to Kelly Simpson (a dude), 48, of Endicott, New York. Kelly walked up to Tarah, a police pup who was on patrol with her owner, and gave her a tousle. Suddenly, Tarah alerted her owner that the dude standing in front of them being a perfectly nice, non-violent citizen was, in fact, packing weed. So Kelly got arrested.

Should've stopped at the Slinky.

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Kelly ended up being charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and was released with only an appearance ticket, which basically means he just has to pay a fine. For his idiocy.

Clearly, this is dumb -- really dumb -- but you have to take Kelly with a grain of salt here. He's a stoner. He probably had zero recollection of where he parked and where his keys were, never mind whether or not he had marijuana on him. All he saw was a cute, fluffy doggie and his heart lit up. How can you get mad at that?

Hopefully, he'll remember this lesson, though: Step away from the cute drug-sniffing doggy when you've got a bag of ganja in your pocket. Even if she's telling you to pet her.

Isn't this dumb? And sort of sweet?

 

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